Weekend Residential Assistant

July 13, 2021
Plano, TX
Job Type


Duties and Responsibilities: The Weekend Residential Assistant position has varied responsibilities.  All duties must be performed in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Direct Client Services:


  • Monitor completion of daily chores through schedule posted on bulletin board
  • Ensure adequate supervision of children by parents
  • Provide prescriptions and over-the counter medications to residents according to policy
  • Monitor and distribute items needed by residents from supply closet
  • Oversee programming and monitor Program and Resource Center
  • Maintain program and residents’ confidentiality, including former residents
  • Document and respond to critical incidents
  • Document all household maintenance issues
  • Document all visitors and volunteers in daily log
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with program residents
  • Reinforce community living and house rules with residents
  • Perform walk through of residential home daily and perform needed remedial actions
  • Maintain and clean as needed staff areas and Program and Resource Center
  • Clean and prepare newly vacated bedrooms for new resident arrival
  • Perform safety checks (outlet covers, storage of toxic cleaners, etc.) resolve safety concerns
  • Required to have and maintain CPR certification
  • Provide on-site supervision of volunteers
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Provide transportation or arrange transportation to residents for jobs, daycare, counseling, church, and other related program appointments



Work Schedule


We have three options:

- Saturdays only

-Saturdays and Sundays


*This is a rotating weekend ONLY position. The position requires the selected candidate to stay overnight Friday through Monday morning*

  • Shift starts Friday 11 pm
  • Shift ends Sunday at 11 pm

Application Instructions

Please email letter of interest and resume to knox@emilysplacetx.org with job title in the subject line.

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